In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb
I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Yes, you read right
Plus Hillary to AIPAC, should Bar ditch Leo?, and more
Well we do the best we can!
Plus, “Heroes of the Holocaust,” nighttime raids, and a morality poll
Israeli move seems designed to antagonize
Plus more trouble for Paterson, anti-‘apartheid,’ and more in the news
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news
Did a city councilor just figure out the East Jerusalem problem?
Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. on Jerusalem, another Senate Jew, and more in the news
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.